External Trainings

Check back here often, as I will be putting information about external trainings up here.

If you know of a training you think other advocates would be interested in, let me know and I will post it here.


Preventing Youth Suicide: How to Identify and Manage Suicide Risk – Using the ASQ Toolkit  July 7 – 9:30am – 11:30am

What if you were able to identify young people at risk for suicide in 20 seconds? This presentation will discuss
the importance of universal suicide risk screening in multiple settings and will discuss how to detect and

manage young people at risk for suicide. What do you do when you find someone at risk for suicide? A three-
tiered suicide risk screening clinical pathway will be highlighted as a way to manage youth who screen positive

for suicide risk and determine next steps for care.
There is no cost to attend this workshop, however, all participants must pre-register via the link below.

Click here to register

NJ’s Juvenile Justice System – presented by SPAN – multiple dates and times

This workshop will provide a brief overview of NJ’s Juvenile Justice System and describe the education and health rights of children and youth in the Juvenile Justice system as well as the procedural safeguards available to their parents.

Tuesday, July 13 – 7 – 8pm

Use this link to register for your preferred date

Education and Health Care Rights in the Child Welfare System – presented by SPAN – multiple dates and times

This workshop focuses on the educational rights and protections related to discipline for children served in the Child Welfare System. In
addition, health care resources for children served by the Child Welfare System will be described.

Tuesday, July 13 – 10 – 11am

Use this link to register for your preferred date


Webinar Series Focuses on Assault, Abuse

The webinars will be presented by Christina Love, an Alaska Native from Egegik village who was raised in Chitina, Alaska. She is a consultant, Recovery Coach and civil and human rights activist, while dedicating the last 7 years to systems change for targeted and marginalized populations in Alaska. She is a formerly incarcerated person in long term recovery who currently works as a Specialist for the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDVSA), the state’s coalition of domestic and sexual violence programs.

June 17, 2021, 2 pm ET
Understanding the Science of Addiction

Click here to register



Check out this Webinar on Advancing Equity with the Family First Act presented by the Annie E Casey Foundation

The 60-minute session, hosted by the Annie E. Casey and William T. Grant foundations, includes discussion about:

  • How to ensure that all children and families can benefit from Family First program selections, despite a dearth of evidence-based programs focused on families of color.
  • Ways state and local agencies have engaged families and communities in designing a continuum of care that addresses the needs of young people of color and LGBTQ youth.
  • How to cultivate community support for programs that prevent the need for foster care or help kids grow up in families while in foster care.

Click here to access the webinar